The keto diet: I will never go back


When Jennifer was at 279 lbs (127 kg) she felt that enough was enough. A friend told her about the keto diet and she decided to give it a shot. This is what happened:


In July last year, I was 279 lbs (127 kg) and I am 5’8″ (173 cm). I turned 47 right after I started keto and intermittent fasting. I am now 175 lbs (79 kg).

I have four children ranging in ages 25, 24, 16, and 14. I went to nursing school in the US but only worked for a year after. I put on weight being a military housewife and lonely. I ate a lot of fast food too. I was a track athlete through high school and played volleyball and at that time only worried about my weight a little bit since I was 175 lbs.

As I aged I had given up trying to lose weight as a grown woman. I had my knee swell after I did a volunteer shift passing out water for an Ironman competition. I went to my doctor and was told I have a small amount of damaged cartilage and a bone spur. The doctor. said that I may sometime in the future need a knee replacement but not yet. I was shocked and fearful. I also had horrible heartburn that woke me up choking in the middle of the night. A friend mentioned the keto diet, so I scoured the internet looking for information.

I watched hundreds of personal blogs, read the Diet Doctor website, listened to podcasts, keto down under, and Dr. Fung‘s lectures and books. I implemented everything and was very strict with myself to follow recommendations. Furthermore, I had hunger control and it was an amazing experience. I can now say no to sweets and carbs. I have attached my pictures and hope it will inspire others. I will never go back.

Thank you,


Thank you for sharing your story, Jennifer! A big congratulations on your success!

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